Definition of telestic in English:

telestic

Pronunciation /tɪˈlɛstɪk/

adjective

  • Of or relating to religious mysteries; mystical.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Stanley (1625–1678), poet and classical scholar. From ancient Greek τελεστικός connected with mystic rites from τελεστής official, in Hellenistic Greek also initiator, priest (from τελεῖν to finish, complete + -τής, suffix forming agent nouns) + -ικός.